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Description: quadrangular altar of dark grey-blue stone, broken at top, front badly worn; ornamented with wreathes, (on front and rear) heads of deer, (on right and left faces) bosses or paterae

0.91 m (height), 0.51 m (width), 0.365 m (depth)0.01 m

Create Date: mid 2nd c. BC(Albrecht)

Discovery: Khaironeia (Kaprouna, Kapraina)(16 May 1852)(Note: excavated near taverna)

Original Location: Khaironeia

Current Location: Khaironeia museum(23 July 1995)

(Note: on back, below garland and to left of head)
Bibliography: Inscriptiones Graecae; L. Preller in Berichte über die Verhandlungen der Königlich Sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig. Philologisch-Historische Classe6(1854)200-202; A. Conze and A. Michaelis in Annali dell' Instituto arch. Rom.33(1861)771-3; R. Meister"Die inschriftlichen Quellen des böotischen Dialekts, 2" in Bezzenberger Beiträge zur Kunde der indogermanischen Sprachen6(1881)426; J. M. Fossey(1991)Amsterdam42

( ( Patron being archon), in the mo
nth of (Panamos) (on the fif
teenth) ), Agathok
les the son of Kallon ded
icates his own fre
edman Daos as cons
ecrated to Serapis, not
belonging to anyone
in any way, he making
the dedication throu
gh the council accord
ing to the law.